Sessions

Controversies Thursday 20, 11:00-12:30 Amphimax 414
Turning the Bio-Sphere into a Data-Sphere: the Empowerment of Knowledge Production in Biodiversity Sciences Vincent Devictor
Data and Oil: From Small to Big – Return Ticket Gabriel Dorthe
An STS Perspective On The City Thursday 20, 11:00-12:30 Anthropos Café
Introduction: STS and the Urban; Research Foci in Switzerland Monika Kurath, Jean Ruegg,
Ignaz Strebel
The City as Socio-Material Performance Christoph Michels
Repair, Maintenance and Heterogeneous Engineering Ignaz Strebel
Design Competitions Framing Urban Development Jan Silberberger, Peter Tränkle
Re-thinking Zones Jean Ruegg,
Marko Marskamp
Wrap Up Francisco Klauser
Beyond Big Data Thursday 20, 15:30-17:00 Amphimax 414
Studying Online Communities:
A Qualitative Exploration Into the Potential of Big Data
Wifak H. Gueddana
Data Sharing in the Advent of a Cloud Computing. Prospects and Perils of Big Databasing in Neuroscience – a Philosophical Analysis Lara Huber
Questioning the « Openness » of Big Data Nadine Levin, Dagmara Weckowska,
Sabina Leonelli, David Castle, John Dupre
When Size Doesn’t Matter: Fabricating Data In The Field Of Aesthetic Practices Thursday 20, 15:30-17:00 Anthropos Café
Comparing Architecture, Design, and the Fine Arts: An Introduction to the Research Project « Aesthetic Practices after Bologna » Priska Gisler, Monika Kurath
Fine Arts – From Practices to Discourse and Back:
Reconstituting Artistic Practices
Drilona Shehu
Design – Divide and rule? The fragmentation of the design discipline as a symptom of academization Monica Gaspar
Architecture – Collecting, Organizing and Processing Data in and around the Architectural Classroom Anna Flach
Big Data As Scientific Promises I Friday 21, 11:00-12:30 Amphimax 414
Introduction Marc Audétat
Promises of Biobanking for Prospective Genomic Research Gaïa Barazzetti
Information Technologies as social Promises
from Virtual Communities to Big Data
Olivier Glassey
Same Old Data? Friday 21, 11:00-12:30 Anthropos Café
Using CorText to Deal with Large Medical Databases: The Example of a Study on the History of Psychiatric Epidemiology Emmanuel Delille
Insanity’s Archive: Towards a Data Set of Asylum Patients in Late 19th Century Venice David Gentilcore, Egidio Priani
Analyzing Large Quantities of Texts to Trace the Emergence of a New Scientific Field Sophie Mützel
Big Data As Scientific Promises II Friday 21, 15:30-17:00 Anthropos Café
Engineering the Future – A Chinese Promise? Richard Marion
Challenging the Benchmarking Culture:
New Epistemologies for Large Scale International Cross Comparisons in Human and Social Sciences
Anne-Sophie Godfroy
Neuroscience and the Promise of Big Sample Size Vincent Pidoux
Capturing The Social Friday 21, 15:30-17:00 Amphimax 414
Envisioning the Social via Big Data: Interferences and Alignments in a Multidisciplinary Social Science Collaboration Anders Blok, Hjalmar Carlsen
Big Data, Big Responsibilities: Analyzing the Legal and Moral Obligations of Online Operators in the Era of Big Data Primavera De Filippi
Bigger than Data?
Analyzing Big data in their Production Context
Sami Coll, Olivier Glassey
An Epistemic Turning Point? Saturday 22, 11:00-12:30 Amphimax 414
Computer Simulations as Unifying Models? Martin Deschauer
Big Numbers & Big Data – Systems Biology in Switzerland Alban Frei
Theory-ladenness in omic biomarker research Ronan Le Roux